Australian researchers are kicking off a large-scale genetic study of depression, ABC's Triple J Hack reports.

The researchers hope that the Australian Genetics of Depression Study, which is part of a larger international effort, will uncover depression risk genes as well as inform drug treatment choices for depression. Currently, Hack notes that patients often undergo rounds of trial and error before finding medications that work for them.

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.